Historic Preservation Studies

Degree: Cert Programs

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Initiated in July 1987, this certificate is available to students currently enrolled in a master's program at UGA as well as individuals who already hold a master's degree.

School/College

College of Environment & Design
609 Caldwell Hall
Athens, GA 30602-1845
Phone: 706/542-1816

Academic Department

Historic Preservation Program
104 Denmark Hall (physical address)
Athens, GA 30602-1845
Phone: 706/542-4720

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Mark Reinberger

706/542-4720

Historic Preservation Studies program objectives:
To develop within students an awareness of the contribution that historic resources make to the quality of environments and to the quality of life available to the general populace.
To foster an understanding of historic preservation needs, problems, and opportunities and the role that individual citizens can play in the protection and perpetuation of historic resources.
To prepare student, as citizens within their respective communities, to serve as volunteer members of citizen preservation organizations and/or government commissions and to provide informed leadership to these and any other community preservation efforts.
To provide students the opportunity to study historic preservation as a part of their academic program or as a supplemental educational opportunity available to those who already hold a master's level degree.

The certificate program requires a student to complete 18 hours of credit, including 9 hours of core requirements and 9 hours selected from the historic preservation curriculum. Three hours may be satisfied by a preservation-related thesis in the student's academic department. The thesis proposal must be jointly approved by the graduate coordinator or major professor of the student's degree program and the Graduate Director for Studies in Historic Preservation.

Degree

Code

Course Descriptions

CERT

408

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